2018/02/21

生活中的香道(1)---淨 Living with the Art of Incense---Purity

   從人類用香的歷史來看,幾千年前,人們就開始使用香氣來豐富生活,並奉獻給至高無上的神。香具有清淨的功效,無論是空間、物品、身體或情緒,香都能發揮淨化的妙用。以下分為幾點論述:
Since the dawn of history, human beings have used incense for thousands of years to enrich their life and to pay tribute to their supreme gods. Incense can be utilized to purify the space, objects, bodies, or even emotions. The details are listed as follows:

2018/02/03

關於香的二三事 Information about Incense

一般人所認識的香,都是廟裡拜拜完、插在香爐的物品。其實,這只是香在歷史發展過程中的一個面貌而已;香文化內容豐富,精神深遠,是很多人所不理解的。
Typically, people relate incense to the incense sticks that are held upright burning in the incense urn. However, this is simply one aspect of how incense is used. In terms of the culture, development, and history of incense, its abundance is beyond the understanding of most people.

2018/01/18

香道與弓道的對話
The Link between Incense and Archery

香道與弓道都是訓練心專注於一處,當中涉及的動作、儀軌、修養、精神力、禮儀等,都能是為了充份鍛練身心,讓心、神合一的方法。
Incense ceremony and archery practices are both aimed at helping people concentrate. By means of the focusing on the actions, rituals, spiritual practices, concentration, and related courtesy, we can fully train our body and mind in the hope that our body and mind merge into one.